Scholarships - Office of Student Financial Aid

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The Office of Student Financial Aid offers Scholarship 101 workshops twice a semester on how to begin your scholarship search and general scholarship information and resources for interested students.

Scholarship 101 workshop topics include:

  • When to apply for scholarships and tips on applying
  • How to use AcademicWorks,, to apply for campus scholarships
  • How to use the SF State Financial Aid external scholarship search,, to search for outside scholarships
  • What other resources are available
  • Essay writing tips and where to go for help for your scholarship essay
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Thank you letters to donors
  • How to search for scholarships for international students
  • How to avoid scams
  • Tax tips for scholarships
  • Financial Aid and scholarship coordination


Date Time Location Workshop RSVP Contact
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:10 - 1:30 PM LIB 121 Scholarship 101 Yes: by October 16th, 2015, Friday


You will not receive a RSVP confirmation. If the workshop is full, an email will be sent to notify you. A reminder email will be sent a week before the workshop.

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